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J Health Polit Policy Law (2014) 39 (4): 811–840.
Published: 01 August 2014
... characteristics of the still-bifurcated German health insurance system. Given that both countries are governed by multiparty coalitions, our analysis illustrated that the possibility for reformists to bring about systemic change were both greatly constrained and, at times, facilitated by the intracoalitional...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1988) 13 (1): 195–206.
Published: 01 February 1988
...Christa Altenstetter Donald W. Light and Alexander Schuller, Political Values and Health Care: The German Experience (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1986), 605 pp. Copyright © 1988 by Duke University Press 1988 Special Review 195 introduction...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (4): 539–568.
Published: 01 August 2010
...Simone Leiber; Stefan Greß; Maral-Sonja Manouguian To increase understanding of the cross-border transfer of ideas through a case study of the 2007 German health reform, this article draws on Kingdon's approach of streams and follows two main objectives: first, to understand the extent to which...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (2): 401–412.
Published: 01 April 1991
... Demokratischen Republik. Soziale Sicherheit ( 3 ): 87 -93. Report from the Field German Unification: East Meets West in the Doctor’s Office Deborah A. Stone Brandeis University Germany was the great natural experiment in politics and health care: one country...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1995) 20 (3): 653–687.
Published: 01 June 1995
...Karl Hinrichs The statutory health care scheme represents the most ambitious branch of the German social insurance system because it entails interpersonal redistribution on a large scale. The stability of this centerpiece of the German welfare state thus depends on a “culture of solidarity...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2003) 28 (4): 693–714.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Volker Amelung; Sherry Glied; Angelina Topan Many observers have begun to question the U.S. reliance on an employment-based private health insurance system. In thinking about the future of this system, it is instructive to examine the German experience. The German health insurance system is almost...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1998) 23 (4): 697–711.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Timothy Jost From the U.S. perspective, the German health care system offers much to be desired: universal access, moderate costs, and freedom of choice. The Germans consider their health care system to be in crisis, however, because the mechanisms on which they currently rely for financing...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1983) 8 (2): 320–351.
Published: 01 April 1983
...J.-Matthias Graf Schulenburg This paper presents a structured survey of the West German health care and health insurance system, and analyzes major developments of current German health policy. In order to make the analysis more accessible to a largely American audience, brief historical remarks...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1990) 15 (1): 69–99.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Bradford L. Kirkman-Liff The West German health care system pays ambulatory care physicians on a fee-for-service basis but employs a national relative value scale and regional capitation-based revenue pools to achieve expenditure controls on total physician reimbursement. Physician-controlled...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (6): 1133–1167.
Published: 01 December 2008
... countries whose differing health care systems experience similar problems in maintaining their physician workforce. We used descriptive statistics and factor and correlation analyses to evaluate physicians' responses to a self-administered questionnaire. Our study revealed that German physician respondents...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2008) 33 (5): 979–1005.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Percivil M. Carrera; Karen K. Siemens; John Bridges Health care reform has been a perpetual issue in German politics since reunification. Reform initially focused on restructuring the health care system of the former East Germany. It has subsequently focused on questioning whether the financing...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (3): 505–536.
Published: 01 June 1987
... to others. This paper presents three cases that illustrate the political and institutional constraints inherent in the German policy process that limit the proposal and implementation of appropriate policy solutions to rising health care costs. Cost controls have been inhibited because of the near-universal...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2021) 46 (4): 747–754.
Published: 01 August 2021
... as legitimate voices for physicians, but their relationship to other professions differs in higher-income countries. Associations in LMICs form coalitions with other health professionals. Finally, although German state physician associations have a key implementation role, in most countries, state and federal...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1979) 4 (2): 176–199.
Published: 01 April 1979
...Deborah A. Stone The West German health care system has experienced a serious escalation of expenditures since about 1970. For a variety of reasons, many features of the national health insurance program that might have provided restraints on costs were gradually eliminated. Most notably, some...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1977) 2 (1): 32–47.
Published: 01 February 1977
... by professional organizations, and is compared with that of the West German system. The second section argues that the PSROs are likely to strengthen the organization of established medicine, to increase the bargaining power of professional organizations, and to further insulate professional behavior from public...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2005) 30 (1-2): 121–142.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Christa Altenstetter; Reinhard Busse Under the pressure of health care reform in the 1990s, interactions among the state, sickness funds, and providers in Germany are said to have entered a new era. We examine this new era by assessing both long-term developments connected to German statutory...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (2010) 35 (4): 455–486.
Published: 01 August 2010
... and reform requirements. In the United States' private insurance system, DRGs are mainly used as a means of hierarchical cost control, while their implementation in the English NHS system is to increase productivity of hospital services. In the German social health insurance system, DRGs support competition...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1991) 16 (2): 419–422.
Published: 01 April 1991
..., and German National Identity. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University press. Reviews 419 who make policy. The willingness of the authors to put themselves on the line with concrete predictions is one of the strengths of the book. A reader may disagree...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1987) 12 (3): 584–586.
Published: 01 June 1987
... to Germany to learn how to study medicine scien- tifically, the German physicians were still subordinating their identification with other natural scientists to the more culture-based identities which they held in common with other graduates of the classical Gymnasien. The effects of German...
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J Health Polit Policy Law (1982) 6 (4): 792–799.
Published: 01 August 1982
... state. Boston University and Harvard University Mark G. Field Deborah A. Stone, The Limits of Professional Power: National Health Care in the Federal Republic of Germany (Chicago: University of Chi- cago Press, 1980), 212 pp. The German national health insurance system was first...